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Justice Scott testifies about plans to help Kentucky veterans gain better access to legal, other services

Supreme Court Justice Will T. Scott testified about initiatives to help Kentucky veterans gain better access to legal and other services July 12 at the Capitol Annex in Frankfort. He appeared before the Interim Joint Committee on Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection.

Justice Scott, who is a decorated Vietnam veteran, was named by Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. in 2010 to head the Veterans Task Force as part of the work of the Kentucky Access to Justice Commission. “By coordinating efforts and resources among various agencies, the Veterans Task Force hopes to create a comprehensive effort to help new veterans reintegrate into society and assist those who may have previously fallen through the cracks,” Justice Scott said.

Deputy chief justice to be guest speaker at Drug Court graduation May 22 for Rowan, Bath/Menifee programs

Supreme Court Deputy Chief Justice Will T. Scott will be the guest speaker at a combined graduation ceremony for Rowan County Drug Court and Bath/Menifee Drug Court on Friday, May 22, 2009. Six participants will be recognized for completing the program – five from Rowan County and one from Bath County. The ceremony will be open to the public and will take place at 6 p.m. in the Circuit Courtroom at the Rowan County Courthouse, 627 E. Main St. in Morehead.

Kentucky Supreme Court Deputy Chief Justice Will T. Scott presented the keynote address at the annual Law Day ceremony May 1 at the Capitol in Frankfort.

Keynote Address